Windows 10 Spring Creators Update in this Weekly Digest

Weekly Digest: Windows 10 Spring Creators Update, Edge on iPad, tech tips

In case you missed, Windows 10 Spring Creators Update (version 1803) release date, Microsoft Edge arrives on iPad, Spectre microcode releases, and more tips to get the most out of your device.

This week on Pureinfotech: Microsoft releases a number of test previews for Windows 10, including build 17623 in the Fast ring with the Skip Ahead option as part of the Redstone 5 development. Windows 10 build 17123 rolls out in the Fast ring as part of the Redstone 4 (Spring Creators Update) development. And build 17120 was made available in the Slow ring.

All these new releases are just minor updates with small improvements and changes.

The software giant also released the ISO file for build 17115 for those who want to test the upcoming version of Windows 10 using a clean installation.

Also, don’t forget to check the video review with Windows 10 build 17618 highlighting the new improvements and features, including a closer look at Sets and tabs in File Explorer.

In a continuous effort to help mitigate the Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities, Microsoft is adding more updates to the “Microsoft Update Catalog website” to mitigate the Spectre variant 2 vulnerability to more intel processors, including Skylake, Kaby Lake, and Coffee Lake.

Windows 10 Fall Creators Update received update KB4088776 (build 16299.309) fixing issues with Windows Mixed Reality, and patching a few vulnerabilities with Microsoft Edge, Windows Shell, Windows Desktop Bridge, and more.

Although Microsoft hasn’t officially announced the release date or official marketing name for the next version of Windows 10, this week, we got a better understanding on when the Spring Creators Update (version 1803) will release and how the rollout is going to happen.

Microsoft Edge browser also arrived this week to iPad devices as a preview, which anyone can try using Apple’s TestFlight developer program.

In case you missed it, you can also download the pick of the week theme: Touring Spain to refresh your desktop.

In celebration of Pi Day, which happened on March 14, the Microsoft Store started offering up to 31.4 percent discount on new laptops, desktops, and Windows Mixed Reality headsets. If you haven’t had the chance to take advantage of these deals, the sale is still available.

Tech tips

This week, you also learned a few new tips including the steps to create a backup of your Microsoft Launcher settings.

How to set Google as your default search engine on your Android phone, and the steps to change the home screen wallpaper using the Microsoft Launcher.

If you’re having any tech problems, remember that you can submit your questions in the Pureinfotech forums.